We will be showing a 30 minute film followed by a discussion.
In a specially edited episode of People and Power, filmmaker Callum Macrae and reporter Laurence Lee investigates deeply disturbing allegations that both the Irish state and its religious orders were responsible for a systematic decades-long regime of institutional neglect and exploitation involving the death of thousands of children.
Social Affairs Editor at Channel 4
Jackie Long is Channel 4 News Social affairs editor and presenter. She joined the programme in 2011, following more than two decades at the BBC. Most recently she was Correspondent at Newsnight, and she previously worked on The World at One, PM and Five Live.
Ann O’Gorman, who was 17 when she gave birth to her baby daughter Evelyn in Bessborough Mother and Baby Home in Cork. Evelyn was one of over 900 babies believed to have died in Bessborough before being buried in unmarked graves